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  1. what we know
    Alleged Club Q Shooter Previously Threatened Mother: UpdatesIt is unclear why the 22-year-old suspect was allowed to retain guns after a previous incident involving police.
  2. the inside game
    Is This the One Democrat Who’s Figured Out COVID?Governors on the coasts are playing catch up to Colorado’s Jared Polis.
  3. life after warming
    The Return of the Urban FirestormClimate scientist Daniel Swain explains that what happened Thursday in Colorado wasn’t a wildfire, but something potentially much scarier.
  4. mass shootings
    What We Know About the Boulder Supermarket ShootingMore details continue to emerge about the ten people who were killed in the attack, as well as the accused shooter — whose motive remains unclear.
  5. politics
    The Six Rationalizations for Doing Nothing About GunsEvery time there’s another massacre, the same old excuses and evasions parade through Washington.
  6. mass shootings
    Boulder’s Assault Weapons Ban Was Blocked Days Before ShootingTen days before Monday’s deadly shooting, a judge ruled that the city could not enforce its bans on assault weapons and large-capacity magazines.
  7. video
    WATCH: Terrifying Video of United 328’s In-Flight Engine FailureThe plane suffered a scary engine failure shortly after taking off from Denver, but the pilots were able to land safely with no reported injuries.
  8. vision 2020
    What the Early-Voting Deluge Could Mean for the ElectionRecord levels of early voting may mean record overall turnout. But even if early voters are just voting earlier, it could make for a quicker count.
  9. death penalty
    Colorado Abolishes the Death Penalty, Becoming the 22nd State to Do SoGovernor Jared Polis obeyed COVID-19 era social distancing mandates and announced his historic signing via press release.
  10. capital punishment
    It Looks Like Colorado Is Abolishing the Death PenaltyThe repeal movement’s main legislative hurdle was overcome on Friday.
  11. legal cannabis
    California’s Legal Pot Industry Is StrugglingTaxes, regulations, local bans, and illegal competition have all hampered legal cannabis outlets.
  12. vision 2020
    John Hickenlooper Ends Presidential Bid, to Give ‘Serious Thought’ to Senate RunIn a video announcing the end of his candidacy, the former Colorado governor said he’ll give “serious thought” to a Senate run.
  13. vision 2020
    The States Trump Might Plausibly Aim to Flip in 2020There are no states that look like ripe fruit for Trump, though Minnesota, New Hampshire, Maine, Nevada, and maybe Virginia are possibilities.
  14. vision 2020
    A Long Talk With John HickenlooperThe former Colorado governor on marijuana legalization, getting vetted to be Hillary Clinton’s VP in 2016, and what he learned from Kurt Vonnegut.
  15. politics
    Former Maine Governor Defends Electoral College, Saying It Protects White PeopleIt’s widely understood that Republicans rely on the Electoral College to thwart democracy. But it’s unusual for one of them to admit a racial motive.
  16. state legislatures
    West Virginia Leads States With Boys’ Club LegislaturesSome states, like Massachusetts (bad) and Georgia (relatively good), defy partisan stereotypes on legislative gender balance.
  17. The Joy of Voting by MailThe growing number of voters who don’t cast ballots on Election Day should grow to nearly everybody.
  18. teachers strikes
    Teacher Protests Spread to Colorado As Arizona Strike BeginsThere’s no immediate sign of progress in the deadlock between teachers and Republicans in Arizona, and now Colorado teachers are launching protests.
  19. shootings
    3 Killed in Shooting at Colorado Walmart, Gunman Still at LargePolice say a man walked into the store, randomly fired at people near the registers, then fled.
  20. aca
    GOP Congressman Overwhelmed by ACA-Supporting ConstituentsA Colorado Republican snuck out of his own event to dodge a group of constituents who came to challenge the repeal of Obamacare.
  21. New Polls: Clinton and Trump Deadlocked in New Hampshire, ColoradoMaybe Trump does have a path to victory after all.
  22. Colorado Teens Smoke Weed Less Now That It’s LegalA new survey finds that the teens are all right.
  23. Trump May Get Shut Out in ColoradoTed Cruz picked up another three delegates in the Rocky Mountain State Thursday night, with a bit of help from Team Trump’s incompetence.
  24. What We Know About the Planned Parenthood ShootingLaw-enforcement sources have now indicated the attack was politically motivated, though the shooter’s mental health remains in question.
  25. weed
    Colorado Launches More Laid-back Marijuana PSAsMakes sense.
  26. weed
    Study Confirms What You Suspected About ColoradoThey love weed.
  27. weed
    Lawsuit Filed by Nebraska and Oklahoma Seeks to Harsh Colorado’s Mellow Not cool, guys.
  28. stupidity
    Banana Wielding Man Won’t Be a Felon After AllThe prosecutor decided to take pity.
  29. improbable things that turn out to be true
    Ghost Yelling in Store Walls Turns Out to Be a Real, Live Man That’s why he couldn’t just walk through them.
  30. edibles
    Colorado Hates Happiness, Wants to Ban Pot BrowniesWe know who to blame …
  31. obama’s america
    Obama Beat the Governor of Colorado at PoolGovernor John Hickenlooper says that the president beat him twice. 
  32. equal rites
    Gay Marriage Ban Overturned in ColoradoIs another Supreme Court fight next?
  33. early and awesome
    Denver Bro Asks Obama to Smoke Weed, Gets a Laugh, Posts to InstagramAmerica in 2014 (in Colorado).
  34. drones
    Tiny Colorado Town Fails to Legalize Drone-HuntingAt least they tried. 
  35. gunslingers
    Colorado Legislator Leaves Loaded Gun in Meeting RoomAfter a debate on concealed carry permits.
  36. legal weed
    World’s Squarest Reporter Destroys Pot Purchased With Expense AccountBummer, dude.
  37. recreational drug use
    Colorado Is Now Officially the Chillest State in AmericaLegal sales of recreational pot began on Wednesday.
  38. awful things
    Colorado High School Shooting Victim Has DiedClaire Davis was just 17 years old.
  39. One Injured, One Dead in Colorado School Shooting [Updated]The shooter killed himself inside.
  40. help wanted
    The Denver Post’s Search for a Pot Critic Seems to Be Going WellThey’re getting plenty of résumés, unsurprisingly.
  41. the third terminator
    Bloomberg’s Analysis of Colorado Gun RecallIt was a defeat for the NRA?
  42. scary things
    Rescuers Evacuate Colorado Residents Following Record Rainfall and FloodingThere’s even more rainfall expected this weekend.
  43. gun control
    Anti-Gun Colorado Lawmakers Recalled, Despite Bloomberg FundingThis proxy battle goes to the NRA.
  44. missing persons
    Sen. Mark Udall’s Brother Never Came Home From a HikeHe’s been missing since last Wednesday.
  45. shootings
    Shooting Disrupts Denver 4/20 Celebration Not cool.
  46. crimes and misdemeanors
    Meet James Holmes: Beer Drinking Pulp Fiction FanNewly unsealed documents include chillingly personal details.
  47. aurora shooting
    Reopening Aurora Theater Not a Hit With Shooting VictimsSome who visited sat in their same seats.
  48. shootings
    Wife Escaped As Aurora, Colorado Gunman Killed His In-Laws“He just went nuts,” said his sister-in-law.
  49. awful things
    Four Dead After Police Standoff in Aurora, Colorado [Updated]A gunman killed three hostages before he was shot by police.
  50. the war on drugs
    White House Not Just Going to Sit Around While Everyone Smokes PotThe Obama administration is considering its options against Colorado and Washington.
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